It may also be the result in getting up too quickly from the childbed.
Julia, Cæsar's daughter and Pompey's wife, died in childbed.
The Countess died four years after, in childbed of a daughter.
In 1818, she was in the pains of childbed when she heard discharges of artillery.
There, where she had first drawn breath, she died in childbed on the 28th of November.